Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds—also known as pepitas—are flat, dark green seeds. The health benefits of these seeds have long been celebrated by many cultures including ranging from the Native Americans to the Aztecs.

Pumpkin seeds tiny seeds are nutritional powerhouses containing Zinc, B vitamins, magnesium, iron and protein. They also contain high levels of essential fatty acids that help lower “unhealthy” LDL cholestorol.

Nutritional Benefits

Iron

Iron plays a role in energy release in the body and helps reduce tiredness and fatigue.

Magnesium

Supports normal healthy bones, muscle function and nerve function and is important for normal energy release within the body.

Protein

Proteins are the building blocks of the body, contributing to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and the maintenance of healthy bones.

Zinc

An important mineral for supporting immune system function, macronutrient metabolism and protecting the body’s cells and tissues from oxidative stress

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